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The Big Gap – Between the People and the Industry

The Big Gap - Between the People and the Industry

June Jung, Reporter

April 1, 2019

An Intro to the Industry People run this world, and the world is built on the back of the economy. If the economy falls, the world falls - into devastation. The economy is run on businesses, sold goods, services, and trade. People buying and selling their products, exchanging money, and swiping credit c...

A Source Of Energy: Wind Turbines

A Source Of Energy: Wind Turbines

Hannah McDonough, Editor

March 28, 2019

You may have seen wind farms in the plains of West Texas or in the valleys of California. Wind turbines are getting more and more common as an energy source, and we have been seeing more and more of them. What Is A Wind Turbine? According to acciona, wind turbines convert the kinetic energy from the wind into electricity. When the blades ...

Making A Difference In Austin During Spring Break

Making A Difference In Austin During Spring Break

Hannah McDonough, Editor

March 13, 2019

Spring break... A time for peace, relaxation, and travel. But have you ever thought about volunteering over Spring Break? A lot of people just sit around and do nothing. Instead, here are some ways to serve your community. Urban Roots This coming Saturday, you can experience farm life with Urban Ro...

Five Ways We Can Help our Planet

Five Ways We Can Help our Planet

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

February 26, 2019

As a community, we see that our planet has been getting torn up bit by bit. There have been environmental issues all over the world. Some of these issues are out of our control to fix. But others are not, what are some ways we can help make our planet better and healthier? Preserve water Conserving water is taking ...

Don’t Let Go or Else

Don't Let Go or Else

Janani Sivakumar, Reporter

February 22, 2019

There is simply no room for any errors. If he slips, he falls. If he falls, he dies. Alex Honnold is possibly one of the greatest rock climbers in the world. In 2017, Alex became the first person in the world to climb El Capitan in Yosemite, without any ropes, partners or supervision--a skill known...

Why Plastic is Bad

Why Plastic is Bad

Raghuram Paturi, Reporter

February 20, 2019

Plastic is getting in our ocean more and more and that is a fact that we noticed. A lot the scientists say that the ocean can't hold it anymore. Today's question: Why should we not use plastic and is it a big problem today in this world? Why plastic is bad? So you may ask why we should not use ...

How is Recycling Good for the Environment?

How is Recycling Good for the Environment?

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

February 4, 2019

Recycling is very important as waste has a huge negative impact on the natural environment. Harmful chemicals and greenhouse gasses are released from rubbish in landfill sites if you don't recycle. Recycling helps to reduce the pollution caused by waste. It helps reduce the need for raw materials...

Why Water is So Important

Why Water is So Important

January 30, 2019

Americans seem to carry bottled water everywhere they go these days. In fact, it has become the second most popular drink (behind soft drinks). But water lovers got a jolt recently when we heard that a new report had found that the benefits of drinking water may have been oversold. Apparently, the old...

Why is Staying Healthy Good for You?

Why is Staying Healthy Good for You?

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

January 28, 2019

Why it's important Staying healthy physically can help you stay healthy emotionally too. If you're eating the right food and keeping fit, your body will be strong and help you to deal with stress and also fight illness. Eating well and exercising often when you're a teenager will also help...